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Gold Company set for two shows at Miller

Jan. 24, 2007

KALAMAZOO--Gold Company, Western Michigan University's award-winning vocal jazz ensemble, commemorates is 29th anniversary with two performances of "Gold Company: The Musical" at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Miller Auditorium. The performance will include a special tribute repertoire celebrating the tunes of Broadway.

Widely recognized as one of the most successful and prestigious collegiate vocal jazz ensembles in the world, Gold Company has appeared throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Under the direction of WMU's Dr. Stephen L. Zegree, professor of music, the group combines several musical genres, including traditional chorus, jazz, improvisation and swing.

Also contributing to "Gold Company: The Musical" will be Gold Company's sister group, GC II, directed by WMU and Gold Company alumnus Michael Wheaton.

Tickets for "Gold Company: The Musical" at Miller Auditorium range from $12 to $22, and are available by calling (269) 387-2300 or (800) 228-9858, online at www.millerauditorium.com, or by visiting the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office or the Epic Center Box Office in downtown Kalamazoo. Groups of 20 or more should call (269) 387-2312 for special discounts.

"Gold Company: The Musical" is sponsored by Coca-Cola.

Media contact: Tracey Lawie, (269) 387-2309, tracey.lawie@wmich.edu

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